Spammers Using Google Groups to Distribute Malware & Spam
According to anti-spam firm MailChannels, spammers are using Google Groups counting in thousands to disseminate malware and unsolicited e-mail by registering to Gmail accounts. These spam mailers subsequently set up new Groups mostly with random-looking names.
Furthermore, spammers, through the Gmail accounts, send keyword rich e-mails to the spurious Group with the purpose to dump links heavy with keywords, attracting enormous visitors. These e-mails contain a link pointing to a URL that is either a phishing site or ...
» SPAMfighter News - 9/24/2008
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